Samsung was the one of the first manufacturers to launch its flagships this year. It unveiled the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus back in March.
Since then, both the smartphones have become hugely popular among consumers and tech enthusiasts. Now, another feather has been added to Samsung Galaxy S8's cap. The smartphone has been named the 'Phone of the Year' at the Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 2017. The awards show took place last night in London. However, it should be kept in mind that the awards ceremony is UK-focused.
This is not the only award received by Galaxy S8. The device also bagged an award for the Best Camera Phone of 2017, while Samsung managed to grab the 'Manufacturer of the year' award. Meanwhile, Samsung has also launched an Enterprise Edition of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.
Other than Samsung, many other manufacturers also got awarded at the ceremony. Motorola's Moto E4 was named the 'Best Value Phone' at the show, as it managed to beat other phones including Samsung Galaxy J3, Nokia 3310 (2017) and Honor 5C.
The Honor 9 handset was awarded the 'Best Mid-Market Phone' of the year. Whereas. Honor won an award in the 'One to Watch' category.
The Apple Watch 2 managed to bag the award in the 'Best Smartwatch' category, while the Fitbit Charge 2 was named as the 'Best Fitness Wearable' of the year.
Google's voice-controlled Google Home took home the 'Connected Gadget of the Year' award.
Apart from phones and gadgets, many telecom operators were awarded at the ceremony as well.